Luana Patten was an American film actress. At the age of 3 she was a young model and later was hired by Walt Disney. Patten made her first film appearance in the 1946 musical Song of the South with Bobby Driscoll.

Disney Films

Many of her first roles in Disney films were done alongside Bobby Driscoll. They appeared together in Song of the South (1946), its sister film So Dear to My Heart (1948) and in the "Pecos Bill" segment of Melody Time (1948). In 1947, she appeared with Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, and Mortimer Snerd during the live action scenes in Fun and Fancy Free. She also played the role of Priscilla Lapham in Disney's 1957 production of Johnny Tremain.


Patten died from respiratory failure at Long Beach Memorial Hospital, aged 57. She is interred in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Long Beach, California.

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